GATE 2009 Important Dates

GATE 2009 - Important Dates For Gate Examination


Scorecard will be sent only to the qualified candidates. No information will be sent to candidates who are not qualified.

Commencement of

Sale of information brochure and offline application forms Monday 22nd September 2009

Online application form submission


22nd September 2009

Last date of issue of Information Brochure and Application forms

  • by post from GATE Offices
Friday 17th October 2009
  • at bank counters
Friday 24th October 2009
  • at GATE office counters
Wednesday 29th October 2009

Last date for

  • Online application form submission (website closure)
Friday 24th October 2009
  • Receipt of completed Online/Offline Application Form at respective zonal GATE Office
Wednesday 29th October 2009

Date of the examination


08th February 2009

Announcement of results


15th March 2009

Candidates will be required to appear in a single paper of three hours duration. The examination will be held from 09:30 hours to 12:30 hours on Sunday, February 08, 2009. The list of papers for GATE 2009 is given under Structure of GATE. The question papers will be in English only.

Before applying for GATE 2009, candidates must assure themselves that they have chosen the right paper, which qualifies them to become eligible to seek admission to the specific programme they are interested in. The criteria for postgraduate admission with Scholarship/ Assistantship are different in various Institutes/Universities. GATE Offices will not provide any information in this regard. For more details, the candidates are required to contact the Institutes/Universities to which they are interested in seeking admission.

The choice of the paper is the responsibility of the candidate.